Why Suicide Squad Was Really Not That Bad

In the weeks leading up the release of Suicide Squad, I read a multitude of negative reviews that only confirmed the belief that I had been holding to for almost two years since the film was first announced. Suicide Squad was a mess–an even bigger mess than Halle Berry Catwoman. I don’t react strongly to a lot…

The appeal of “Smallville” and Superman

I was a Superman fan before I was actually a Superman fan. Sounds complicated but it really wasn’t. As a middle school-er and then a young high school-er, the House of El crest covered the backs of all my school notebooks, ‘Kryptonite’ by 3 Doors Down was my favorite song, and, because of my superficial…

Book Review: Lois Lane Double Down by Gwenda Bond

Very rarely do I read a book, put it down and think to myself, “Wow. I’m really satisfied.” but Bond’s Double Down did that for me. Part of the satisfaction that I felt was that this was a portrait of one of the Superman mythos’ finest characters that was done justice. Clark (or should I say, SmallvilleGuy?)…

Why the World Needs Lois Lane

By Ravynn Stringfield When Superman flew into American popular culture, where he would safely reside as one of the most iconic figures for decades, he did not arrive alone. Despite having crash landed in a field in Kansas in a ship built for one, Superman’s story is never complete without an appearance from Lex Luthor,…